domingo, 18 de abril de 2010

Semântica do Inglês

Semantic Exercises

1 - What structures can be predicates? What is the difference between predicates and predicators?

2 - Underline the referring expressions of the following sentences and separate the predicators using brackets [ ]:
a) My dog bit the mail carrier.
b) Mr. Anderson is doing Ann's assignment.
c) Saussure was a linguist.
d) This room reeks.

3 - Give an example in which a speaker resorts to an equative sentence sentence in order to clarify a confusion generated by the two interlocutors' different universes of discourse.

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